Album Review: Masta Ace Incorporated "Slaughtahouse" (Delicious Vinyl 1993)

by Kevin Beacham January 07, 2013 7 min read

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Artist Profile + Best Of... CD: Kurtis Blow!

by Kevin Beacham December 11, 2012 7 min read 1 Comment

 

BUY THE "BEST OF KURTIS BLOW" CD NOW! 

Kurtis Blow is a key figure in Hip Hop’s History. He undoubtedly had talent, but perhaps his most powerful tools proved to be determination, flexibility and personality. 


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Hip Hop Gods Classic TourFest Revue Review! [Hip Hop Fan Remix]

by Kevin Beacham December 10, 2012 10 min read

 

I originally didn’t plan a post-tour write up, but after witnessing such a great show and also since there have been what I consider to be some great misconceptions written about this show, I decided I would give my version.

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RedefineHipHop: Johnny Juice Rosado Part Two (of Two)!!

by Kevin Beacham December 07, 2012 1 min read

 

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RedefineHipHop: Johnny Juice Rosado Part One (Of Two)!!

by Kevin Beacham December 05, 2012 2 min read

 

Johnny Juice Rosado is one of the most hardworking, motivated, Culture dedicated, and well-rounded natural talents you will find!

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Artist Profile: Poor Righteous Teachers/Wise Intelligent

by Kevin Beacham December 04, 2012 5 min read

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Artist Profile: X Clan

by Kevin Beacham November 28, 2012 5 min read

 

X-Clan will be on tour as part of the Hip Hop Gods Classic TourFest Revue with Public EnemyWise Intelligent Of Poor Righteous Teachers, DJ Johnny Juice, Davy DMX, Awesome Dre, Schoolly D, Leaders Of The New School and Monie Love!!! 

Twin Cities People catch the tour at First Ave on December 6th At First Avenue!


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Album Review: Class A Felony (Mercury 1991/1993)

by Kevin Beacham November 27, 2012 6 min read 1 Comment

 

Class A Felony is one of those groups and albums that existed as a Hip Hop mystery to me for many, many years. I imagine this is true for others as well.

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Interview Archive: Boots Riley Of The Coup Part Two of Two!! (2001)

by Kevin Beacham October 31, 2012 11 min read

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Interview Archive: Boots Riley Of The Coup Part One of Two!! (2001)

by Kevin Beacham October 30, 2012 18 min read

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Artist Profile: Ninety-9!!!

by Kevin Beacham September 27, 2012 7 min read

 

Ninety-9: Her style is not held by constraints of rhyme or traditional cadence. She builds strictly off feeling and pure energy...

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Microphone Mathematics: Lyrics To Go (Singles/Albums With Lyrics Included!)

by Kevin Beacham September 20, 2012 5 min read

 

In yesterdays post about the trials and tribulations of transcribing lyrics [READ HERE] I concluded that the ultimate solution is that artists, particularly those with something important, clever, or intriguing to say, should include the lyrics with their releases in some shape, form or fashion.

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